[...] AS3.0 tutorial - Platform creation tutorial 2 Published by Tazzydevil XIII on Jun 17th, 2007 in AS3, Games, Tutorials, User Contributions with No Comments Here's part 2 of Bart de Boer's translation of Emanuele Feronato's platform game creation tutorial into AS3. For part one, see here. [...]
Try adding more functions to the Class – e.g. add the stripChars function, using the keyword 'public' in front of it, then try calling it from your movie, passing it a String as in the original example.